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Lead Practitioner of English – Secondary English Teacher – Hillingdon

About The School: Our school is an 11-18 mixed secondary school. A vibrant and forward-thinking educational institution dedicated to providing outstanding learning experiences for our students. We pride ourselves on fostering a supportive and inclusive environment where both students and staff can thrive.

The Role: We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Lead Practitioner in English to join our passionate team. The successful candidate will play a key role in driving excellence in teaching and learning within the English department, ensuring that all students reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide inspirational leadership within the English department, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Lead on the development and implementation of the English curriculum, ensuring alignment with national standards and best practices.
  • Support and mentor colleagues, providing guidance and sharing best practices to enhance teaching and learning outcomes.
  • Monitor and assess student progress, implementing strategies to address areas for improvement and ensure all students are supported to achieve their academic goals.
  • Stay abreast of developments in English education, integrating new methodologies and resources to enhance the learning experience.
  • Contribute to the wider school community through participation in extracurricular activities, school events, and professional development opportunities.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a relevant undergraduate degree.
  • Significant experience teaching English at the secondary level, with a proven track record of delivering high-quality lessons and achieving excellent results.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate colleagues to achieve common goals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development and a passion for staying abreast of developments in English education.


  • Competitive salary package
  • Opportunities for continuous professional development and career progression
  • Supportive and inclusive working environment
  • Access to a range of employee benefits, including healthcare and pension schemes

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Ruislip
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£56401 - £66641